AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

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AMA Journal of Ethics®

Illuminating the art of medicine

Virtual Mentor. January 2010, Volume 12, Number 1.

Ethics Poll

Nursing People

The Ethics Poll is a snapshot of the opinions of interested readers.

The 2008 Gallup Honesty and Ethics of Professions poll asked respondents to rank which profession they most trusted. Which of the following rankings represents the results of that poll?
For the correct answer, see The Medical Team Model, the Feminization of Medicine, and the Nurse's Role.

Do you think that women, by nature and upbringing, are better suited to the caring profession of nursing than men are?
Which of the following statements best describes how you think advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) should be allowed to practice?
Poll results reflect the opinions of visitors to the site who voluntarily answer the poll questions. Those visitors do not represent a random sample of our readers. The viewpoints expressed on this site are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the AMA.